03 June 2012

"Just Picked" is a feature here at A Life Bound By Books. This is a place where I'll be spotlighting new (and old) children's book or picture books for parents and new readers. It's a place to talk about books for a younger group and to try to help create a new generation of readers.






Title: Extra Yarn
Author: Mac Barnett
Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Publisher: Balzer + Bray, 40 Pages (January 17th, 2012)
Age Range: 4 and up
From: the Publisher
Format: Hardcover
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Synopsis: With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself. Full color.

Review: 5 Stars - Extra Yarn is filled with amazing illustrations and a great tales about a giving little girl who goes out of her way to share with everyone and everything around her dull town – turning it into a colorful, if not snugglely place to live.

I loved the illustrations provided by: who managed to make everyone and everything in Annabelle’s world look so much like bright and colorful yarn. The images on the page were captivating and I was thrilled to have this book brought to my attention and even more so that I had a chance to read. This book is recommended to anyone who loves a good picture book.

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